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Penny & Sparrow

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 2:00 AM

with Lowland Hum
Nashville, TN Let A Lover Drown You, the stunning new album fromPenny & Sparrow is set for a March 11 release on Single Lock Records/ThirtyTigers. Let A Lover Drown You features 11 beautifully crafted songs overflowingwith gorgeous melodies, soaring harmonies and thought provoking lyrics that cutright to the core.With influences that range from The Swell Season to Iron & Wine to StephenSondheim, Penny & Sparrow create music that is equally as intimate andpoignant as it is powerful and earnest. The songs on Let A Lover Drown Youtouch on the idea that living, loving and even dying are all part of the journey weexperience and how they connect us. Our choices, sacrifices and pain are vitalelements of this experience and help define our character. While this all mayseem quite heavy, Andy Baxter and Kyle Jahnke (aka Penny & Sparrow)masterfully articulate these notions by humanizing them, making everythingeasily relatable.Baxter and Jahnke began making music together in 2010 while roommates at theUniversity of Texas in Austin. The duo built a reputation for creating strikinglyhonest, bare boned acoustic music that resonated deeply with those who heardtheir songs and saw their captivating performances, which rendered audiencessilent. True to their DIY ethos, Penny & Sparrow independently released twocelebrated albums, one EP and toured the country extensively building a loyaland fervent followingProduced by John Paul White (Civil Wars) and Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes),Let A Lover Drown You find Penny & Sparrow pushing forward while maintaininga firm footing in their signature sound, one that boasts affecting vocals andcontemplative lyrics. The album introduces a denser sound than their previouswork, infusing lush arrangements on tracks such as the aching opener Finery orthe sweeping Catalogue. Their songs feel up close and personal and inducechills as they exude haunting beauty (Gold) and uplifting melodies with acousticflourishes (Makeshift). The depth, dynamics and soul bearing on Let A LoverDrown You make it easy to understand why fans have such a strong connectionto their music and why so many more are beginning to.

Cost: $10.00 - $15.00
Tickets: http://www.ticketnetwork.com/tix/tickets-3044084.aspx

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